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Walt Dropo

Walt Dropo (AP Photo)
Walt Dropo (AP Photo)

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December 17, 2016 "I never did get to see him play but he has left behind a memorable career. My condolences. May fond memories fill the minds and hearts of family, friends, and fans who knew and saw him. WC Florida"
July 09, 2016 "Thinking of you often my dear Friend..you were always a gentle giant, and brought laughter wherever we went. I miss you but I know you were called to play again in God's Field of Dreams.
Love/Miss You" - Eves (MA)
January 15, 2015 "i was in elementary school when your dad played for the white Sox. He rented a place from my parents in indian rocks beach. I was a tomboy. He spent time with me almost every day teaching me how to pitch and catch. Even though I was very young I knew what a good man he was. There's a life magazine article picturing him other players and me growing a huge cast net into the water. I think it was 1952 or 53. From the obit I can see what a wonderful father he must have been. I have no idea why his name came into my memory but I am glad to share my special memories of him with you. mary" - Mary carroll (Longwood)
December 17, 2014 "Thank you for sharing a part of your life with us.

Rest Walter, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation." - Harry Simpson (Alpharetta, GA)
April 05, 2014 "When I first moved to Boston From the Baltimore-Washington area, Walter made me feel at home. My dad was a major league pitcher and we spent many hours talking baseball as old players did.

Walter was a nice, kind man. Opening day is a perfect time to remember him.

Vern Trotter
New York"
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STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Walt Dropo, who played 13 seasons in the majors and won the 1950 American League Rookie of the Year award with the Boston Red...
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